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There are several physical differences Most notable is the different orientations of the "Nexus" logo. The 2013 model drops the dimpled texture on the back. The 2013 model also has a camera on the back, which the 2012 model lacks. The 2013 model has a notification LED on the front, which the 2012 model lacks. The 2013 model has a speaker grille on the top ...


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What worked for me (on Windows) was: Plug the Nexus 7 into your computer with the USB cable. Open Device Manager: Start -> Run (or Win+R), type in: devmgmt.msc and hit enter. This opens up the device manager. Find "Android Composite ADB Device" near the top and expand the node. Double click on the device. (Note: Sorry, I don't see it anymore so it might be ...


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To understand why Nexus 7 can show more content than the Galaxy Nexus, I'll first explain two concepts: screen density and density-independent-pixel. But before we go into technical details, it may be worth to clarify the design goals of using density-independent-pixels. The goal is to define a UI that is similar in dimension across devices, regardless of ...


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Just had the same issue. Go to Settings > Security > Install from storage. Locate your certificate file and install it. Edit: If instead of Install from storage preference you have Install from SD card (this is what being displayed when you use API-19 emulator for example), then one extra step required. Because in this case the activity shows only Recent ...


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Does anyone have any suggestions as to how I can see the full text of the errors which are occurring when trying to sync my K9 folders? It seems that there is no way to see these log messages on the device without root access, but if you do have root access, there are a couple of options, either grant the required permissions to aLogcat or consider using a ...


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The GfxTablet project should allow you to do this. It's network-based rather than USB though.


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Try pressing the power button for > 30 seconds. If it does not work, try to alternate power sources (PC/laptop USB port, and AC adapter) while repeating step #1. Still no go? You may have to remove back cover and reconnect battery. Warranty case. (source)


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The Nexus 7 is probably one of the easiest Android devices to root - and all you need is the Android SDK (and 2 downloads). Step 1 Install the adb and fastboot commands. On Ubuntu: sudo apt-get install android-tools-adb android-tools-fastboot On Windows you should download the Android SDK, however you can just download this zip which contains the adb, ...


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These files are for the Transformers: Dark of the Moon film which was included promotionally with your Nexus 7. The movie was not, at least in my case, pre-installed on your device, as it takes a considerable amount of your available storage space (especially if you have an 8GB unit!). I'm guessing you must at some point have unknowingly hit the small '...


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Beware: The instructions are for clean installing an OS. That means ALL YOUR DATA will be permanently LOST. If your phone was previously rooted it will be brought back to an unrooted state (whether you want it or not). Please, remember to make backups of any important data on your phone. It will be lost. 1. Turning on USB debuging Turn on USB debugging on ...


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In my case the Android File Transfer App made my whole Macbook touch input freeze, so I had to find a away around this problem. The solution from this page worked: https://cooltrainer.org/taming-android-file-transfer-on-mac-os-x/ Kill all Android File Transfer (AFT) processes using Activity Monitor Remove AFT from your login items Remove the agent with the ...


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What fixed it for me was clicking on the "Connected as a media device" up at the top left corner, de-selecting Media Device (MTP) and then checking Camera (PTP). This essentially made it show up as a different kind of USB device with different options and allowed the process to work perfectly.


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Nexus 7 doesn't support UMS (USB Mass Storage) out of box. But, it supports file transfer by MTP (Media Transfer Protocol). MTP allows you to push and pull any type of files from sdcard, but it doesn't allow you to edit files directly on sdcard (like you do with UMS mode). From your screenshot, it looks like your Nexus 7 is connected with PTP (Photo ...


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No, for security reasons it is not possible to access android log files on the Nexus 7 (or any other device running Jelly Bean or higher) without root access. Google changed that with Jelly Bean. I'd suggest you wait until logcat readers like aLogCat and such get fixed (i.e. they will require root access to show all logs then). From AISEC-TR-2012-001-...


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On Nexus 7 2013, Settings > Storage > Hamburger icon (top-right) > USB computer connection.


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OTA updates that come directly from Google (such as Nexus devices) are rolled out in waves. An excerpt from Dan Morill's comment states that, specifically: Rollouts are conducted in phases. Typically they start at 1% of devices for around 24 - 48 hours; we watch the return rates and resulting device checkins and error reports (if any), and make sure ...


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These /data-related errors are likely because TWRP can't decrypt the current /data partition. This often happens with stock ROMs, since TWRP is only made to handle the encryption method of AOSP. To work around it, in TWRP, choose Wipe - Format Data. This will wipe all data from the device, but at the same time remove encryption and allow you to start off ...


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There just was a Blog on Land of Droid covering this issue. The author summed up a few conditions under which this "flicker" occurs: back-light is dimmed under 30% a weak WiFi signal the device is accessing the net According to that report, these 3 things are "AND-connected" (i.e. the flicker occurs when all of the 3 conditions are met). He's also hoping ...


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This is caused by the strict mode setting under the developer options. It flashes a red border around the screen when anything does a long operation on the main thread.


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Goal If you have the OTA image downloaded and, as in my case, ended up without success you should be able to adb sideload <filename> it still manually (video here). Problem/Error ... unfortunately the OTA update via adb sideload errors out with: Finding update package... Opening update package... Verifying update package... Installing update... ...


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WVM is a video file that has been encrypted using the Widevine (now Google) DRM platform. The first 10 seconds are not encrypted, that is why you can see it in VLC.


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Go to Settings->Apps, swipe to All, scroll and press Launcher, then select Clear data. Your home screen is as good as new :) UPDATE: As suggested by Chahk below, a good way to avoid cluttering your homescreen is by going to the Play Store then going to Menu -> Settings and un-checking the Auto-add widgets option.


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If the displayed detailed would be complete, you'd be correct: 1.28G + 7.28G + 200K + 282M + 762M = 9.6 GB total space -- while the summary says 13.24G. Explanation is easy: The details list is not complete. It e.g. misses Cache, temporary files, log files, tombstones, and probably some more. Where to find those? In the file system, and for completeness ...


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Apparently, in the SDK the 7" form factor has the phone layout and tablet apps. The 10" form factor will still be tablet layout and tablet apps. I also heard that in 4.1 they expanded the functionality of the notification area so that notifications can do more (e.g. Reply to sms from notification area). I don't know how true that is though.


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Set up a child account on the device, this is pretty simple, there's an overview of that process here. You don't to sign the child in using a Google account, it lets you skip these steps. Assuming you want your kids to be able to download any apps you've already paid for, or want to be able to download any apps you buy them, sign into the Play Store on the ...


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I have exactly the same device as you, down to the Android version and build number. I discovered that it was necessary to change my USB transfer mode. You can do this on the Nexus 7 by going to Settings > Storage, clicking on the strange menu icon in the top right hand corner and selecting "USB computer connection". I then changed the storage mode to "...


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According to Ifixit's teardown, the Nexus 7 2013 uses the Qualcomm 8064 Snapdragon S4 Pro SoC. Qualcomm's specs show that SoC uses their IZat Gen8A GNSS chipset, which according to their overview does include GLONASS support, though this doesn't necessarily mean GLONASS support is actually active and available in software. A simple means to test whether ...


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They are stored in /mnt/shell/emulated/ I've just created a restricted profile and it created a new folder in there with the name "10", the main admin users folder is "0". You should be able to copy the files into the relevant place within these folders to get mine craft to pick them up. (This was done on the 2012 Nexus 7 but I don't think it will be any ...


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The problem is that you're missing the adb recovery driver. You might consider trying Koush's universal USB driver installer -- it solved this very problem by installing the missing drivers.


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Apparently only the tablet owner (first user created) has access to developer settings. I was using another user. https://stackoverflow.com/questions/14223748/android-4-2-developer-settings-still-unavailable


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